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How to get from Rochester Airport to Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, known to be one of the world’s biggest natural wonders, is a prized destination for adventurers. Filled with acres of untouched hiking trails, scenic landscapes and award-winning wineries, the area is a true wonder for explorers and nature enthusiasts.

Niagara Falls is located 132.60 km west of Rochester International Airport, and you have two transportation options to get there; you can take a taxi or private shuttle or take a bus. Taking a taxi from Rochester Airport to Niagara Falls is the easiest and most comfortable travel option, as cabs are available 24/7 at the airport and get you to your Niagara Falls accommodation in 1 hour and 20 minutes. For a more cost-savvy alternative, direct buses are available from ROC provided by “Our Bus” company, and they take 1 hour and 45 minutes to reach the Falls.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €133.40 80min 24/7
Bus €22.80 105min 15:20–15:20

How to get from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls by taxi

Taking a private transfer or a cab from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls is a stress-free way to travel. Taxis are direct, available 24/7 and deliver door-to-door services in the comfort of a private vehicle, taking 1 hour 20 minutes to reach your hotel.

Cab fare from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls

Taxis in Rochester calculate their fares using a taximeter with no price difference for day, night or weekend trips. A one-way trip by taxi from Rochester Airport to Niagara Falls costs around $140 (€133.40).

Nevertheless, if you prefer to travel at a fixed price with a local, friendly driver, you can pre-book your airport transfer with Welcome.

Cost

$140 (€133.40)

Trip Duration

1 H 20 Min.

*Prices may vary unless booked in advance.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Taxis are available 24/7 at Rochester International Airport (ROC)

Where do I get a taxi from?

Rochester airport’s taxi ranks can be found at ROC’s lower level in front of the main terminal.

Convenience

Taking a cab from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls is the most convenient travel option, especially when travelling with children or with heavy luggage. Taxis provide direct, 24/7 door-to-door services in the comfort of a private vehicle, taking 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach your hotel in Niagara Falls.

Editor’s Note

It is essential to know that an additional $2 (€1.90) is charged for every additional passenger.

Useful Tips

Assure that your cab driver turns on and resets their taximeter before starting your trip.
All taxis in Rochester accept card payments; however, it is best to ask your driver beforehand.
Rochester cab drivers expect a tip; travellers usually leave 15% of the total fare.

How to get from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls by bus

The “One Bus” is the perfect option for a cost-savvy travel alternative. The bus is direct and takes 1 hour 45 minutes to reach Niagara Falls.

How much is a bus ticket from Rochester Airport to Niagara Falls?

A one-way bus ticket from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls costs $12 (€11.40). You can pre-book your bus tickets directly on the “One Bus” website.

Cost

$12 (€11.40)

Trip Duration

1 H 45 Min.

Only 1 bus runs between Rochester airport and Niagara Falls per day.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The bus leaves the airport daily at 15:20.

Where do I get the bus from?

The “One Bus” bus stop at Rochester airport’s arrivals terminal is on the lower level. From inside the main terminal, exit through Lower Entry B, and go over the first crosswalk. You can descend the bus at 127 Old Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY Old Main Street.

Convenience

Taking the bus from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls is a great alternative for travellers on a budget. The “One Bus” is modern, comfortable and direct, taking 1 hour 45 minutes to complete the route. However, there is only one bus a day, meaning that you will have to take a cab or wait for the next day if you miss the bus.

Timetables

Editor’s Note

The bus provides comfortable air-conditioned vehicles, roomy seats, free Wi-Fi, sanitised toilets and free water.

Useful Tips

It is good to know that there are no rescheduling fees for the bus.
All tickets must be reserved in advance on the website or via the available mobile application.

Frequently asked questions

What’s the Rochester airport to Niagara Falls road distance?

Niagara Falls is located 132.60 km west of Rochester International Airport, taking around 1 hour and 20 minutes to reach by car or by taxi.

How do I get from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls?

There are two transportation options to get you from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls; you can take a taxi or private transfer, which takes 1 hour 20 minutes or a bus which takes 1 hour 45 minutes.

What’s the cost of a taxi from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls?

Cabs in the State of New York calculate their fares using a taximeter, with no time difference for day, night or weekend trips. You can expect to pay around $140 (€133.40) for a taxi from Rochester airport to Niagara Falls.

If you prefer travelling at a fixed price with no hidden fees, you can pre-book your Rochester shuttle with Welcome Pickups.

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